(July 1958)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-05-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Batman's Invincible Foe! (Table of Contents)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Batman's Invincible Foe (Table of Contents: 2)

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner Gordon (supporting); Karko (intro, villain); Mahan
Synopsis
A criminal and a policeman from the future draw Batman into the middle of their battle.

Meet the Space Ranger (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; The Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Warden Willis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ordered a whole truck-load of canned goods.
Genre
humor
Characters
Warden Willis

The Return of Cleopatra (Table of Contents: 5)

Roy Raymond TV Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Roy Raymond; Karen (supporting); Hamid (intro, villain)
Reprints

Humorous Sheriff! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Batman Whirly-Word Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This can be found in a tree!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Batman [Bruce Wayne]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Ghost-Written Clue (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

King of the Underworld! (Table of Contents: 10)

John Jones Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [John Jones; J'onn J'onzz]; Captain Harding (supporting); Willie Wanger (intro, villain, death); Bert Weldon (intro, villain); Mike Herty (intro, villain)
Synopsis
There's a gang war to determine who will take Willy Wanger's place, and Jones is determined to win.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

O'Malley of the 4th Precinct / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In which the five-foot flatfoot, the pick of the pickpocket squad, gets picked--but good!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
O'Malley; Mr. Mintore
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Batman's Invincible Foe!
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  2. 1. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  3. 2. Batman's Invincible Foe
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  4. 3. Meet the Space Ranger
    Showcase; The Space Ranger
  5. 4. ["I ordered a whole truck-load of canned goods."]
    Warden Willis
  6. 5. The Return of Cleopatra
    Roy Raymond TV Detective
  7. 6. Humorous Sheriff!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["This can be found in a tree!"]
    The Batman Whirly-Word Game
  10. 9. The Ghost-Written Clue
  11. 10. King of the Underworld!
    John Jones Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. ["In which the five-foot flatfoot, the pick of the pickpocket squad, gets picked--but good!"]
    O'Malley of the 4th Precinct
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  15. 14. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
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